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Holly Henry is the morning Online Producer for WTKR and WGNT.

Growing up in Virginia Beach, Holly has a passion for what's going on in Hampton Roads. She graduated from Radford University, Magna Cum Laude, with a major in Media Studies, a minor in English, and a concentration in Journalism. Holly interned at WTKR in Norfolk the summer before graduating from Radford.

Holly has always been interested in writing, and media. After graduation, she moved from Radford, Va. back to Virginia Beach, where she became a promotions assistant, and overnight announcer at FM99/106.9 The Fox, WNOR/WAFX in Chesapeake, Va. She also helped produce for the radio station's website there. In October of 2009, Holly accepted an offer from WTKR to be the nightside Online Producer. Since then, Holly has made the transition to morning Online Producer.

Aside from journalism, another love of hers is the beach. Holly enjoys running at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, practicing yoga, and stand-up paddleboarding. Holly's life wouldn't be complete without spending time with family, friends, and of course with her pets, Browning and Me-mow (Australian Shepherd and house cat). Holly is proud to be a VB local - and lover of the ocean.

Find Holly on Twitter @mediaholly

"We are trying to both break news and deliver original analysis, and at the same time, curate the web."

Recent Articles
  • Free ice cream, subs, and end of summer savings

    Today on Mom on Dealz, Blaine and Sharon have some amazing end-of-the-summer deals – like free ice cream! Plus, save money on Ocean Breeze tickets! (You must “like” them on Facebook.) Then – it’s back-to-school. Save on crayons, as well as other school supplies. Join the Dairy Queen Online Fan Club, and then you can receive a coupon for a Blizzard. Don’t forget – ‘free day at the museum’ is September 27. Pro tip: Sign up for freebies with a […]

  • Hewlett-Packard and Compaq recall power cords due to fire, burn hazards

    Computer company HP is recalling 6 million of its laptop charging cords because they could catch on fire. The cords were sold with HP and Compaq laptops from September 2010 to June 2012. The affected power cords have a molded mark on the adapter end of the power cord that says ‘LS15′. Out of 13 complaints – two people have reported being burned. All 13 reported property damage. Read more from the CPSC, HERE.

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    VIDEO: Man wanted in Hampton 7-Eleven robbery

    Hampton, Va. – Hampton police are searching for a suspect wanted for robbing a business. It happened on August 27, 2014. At 2:13 a.m., Hampton Police responded to the 7-Eleven located in the 800 block of East Little Back River Road in reference to a robbery from business complaint. Police say the suspect entered the business, displayed a knife, and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect ran away from the business westbound on East Little […]

  • Chicken & Waffles coming to Chick-fil-A?

    Chicken and Waffles at Chick-fil-A? The fast food chain is testing out the new menu option at many of its Georgia restaurants. The new item includes a boneless, seasoned chicken breast served alongside a maple syrup-flavored waffle, with a side of honey. No word yet if Chick-fil-A plans on rolling out their Chicken and Waffles nationally. According to USA Today, other items being tested include Cinnamon Swirls, Maple Waffles, Egg White Chicken Grill, Greek Yogurt Parfait, and Multigrain Oatmeal with […]

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    Norfolk man faces 10 counts of possession of child porn

    Norfolk, Va. – A Norfolk man is now facing multiple charges relating to sex crimes against children, police tell NewsChannel 3. On July 2, 2014, a report was made to Norfolk police regarding a possible child pornography suspect. Norfolk police detectives investigated, and arrested 35-year-old Eric K. Downey of the 8300 block of Dickson Drive. The arrest was made on August 17, 2014. Downey has been charged with 15 violations. Violations include two counts of Unlawful Filming; two counts of […]

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    UPDATE: Four arrested in connection with fatal Virginia Beach shooting

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of Gilbert McGriff III that occurred on July 30, 2014, in the 1300 block of Sierra Drive. Police arrested Andrew Shawn Daniel, 18, of the 1000 block of Blue Spring Lane in Virginia Beach. Daniel has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Conspiracy to Commit a Robbery and Attempt Robbery. He is being held in the […]

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    1.5 mile backup on I-64 eastbound near Ft. Eustis

    An accident has been reported on I-64EB near Ft. Eustis in Newport News. Two lanes are closed. There is currently a 1.5 mile backup. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates.

  • Instagram gets time-lapse videos moving with Hyperlapse app

    Instagram gets time-lapse videos moving with Hyperlapse app

    (CNN) — Time-lapse videos are usually a stationary affair, shot from a fixed location and angle over an extended period of time. But now, Instagram is letting iPhone users ditch the tripods and take time-lapse videos on the go with its new app, Hyperlapse. The key feature of the free app, released Tuesday, is a stabilization engine that takes advantage of the iPhone’s built-in gyroscope to keep images from shaking. Without the jiggling, Hyperlapse users are free to move around. […]

  • McDonnell trial live blog: McDonnell testimony wraps up after a fifth day

    It’s day 23 of the federal corruption case involving former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

  • Virginia Beach Oceanfront, August 26, 2014. Photo courtesy Kiel Ecimovic

    Strong rip currents, red flags at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Outer Banks

    Virginia Beach, Va. – The red flags are up today at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and the Outer Banks. HIGH #RipCurrent risk throughout the park, creating very dangerous surf conditions. Ocean swimming today is just a bad idea. #RedFlagDay— Cape Hatteras NS (@CapeHatterasNPS) August 26, 2014 Thanks to Hurricane Cristobal, it looks like the red flags will most likely continue to stay up throughout the week. Crews from the Virginia Beach Lifesaving Service go out each morning at 7:30 a.m. […]

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    Deal of the Day – Michaels

    Save on arts and crafts!

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    Delayed care at Phoenix VA can’t be conclusively linked to deaths, report says

    (CNN) – A report on wait times at Veterans Administration health care facilities in Phoenix found that 28 vets suffered “clinically significant delays” in care and six of them died – but investigators couldn’t conclusively link their deaths to the delays. The report, released Tuesday by the VA’s Office of Inspector General, said the delays were due to scheduling issues. Patients recently hospitalized and treated in the emergency department of the Phoenix VA Health Care System had difficulty getting an […]


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